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Chloraxin 1 gm Injection

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Composition for Chloraxin 1 gm Injection

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Primary uses of Chloraxin 1 gm Injection

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MRP
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10 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Chloraxin Injection

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Uses of Chloraxin Injection

Chloraxin 1 gm Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used to treat certain types of serious infections caused by bacteria when other antibiotics cannot be used.
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Chloraxin Injection side effects

Common

Side Effects of Chloraxin are Vomiting, Nausea, Diarrhoea, Altered taste.

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How to use Chloraxin Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Chloraxin Injection works

Chloraxin 1 gm Injection is an antibiotic which stops the growth of bacteria. It does so by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. This does not directly kill the bacteria, but prevents them from increasing in numbers, and eventually clears up the infection.

In Depth Information on Chloraxin Injection

Expert advice for Chloraxin Injection

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Antibiotics will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
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Chloraxin Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Chloraxin Injection
Alcohol
CAUTION
Chloraxin 1 gm Injection may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Chloraxin 1 gm Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Chloraxin 1 gm Injection is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Chloraxin 1 gm Injection may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
Chloraxin 1 gm Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Chloraxin 1 gm Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Chloraxin 1 gm Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Chloraxin Injection

Frequently asked questions about Chloramphenicol

Q. Is Chloromycetin the same as chlorsig?
Both Chloromycetin and chlorsig contains chloramphenicol. Chlorsig is available as eye drop or ointment and Chloromycetin is an oral formulation.
Q. Is chloramphenicol bacteriostatic or bactericidal/ an antibiotic/does it contains penicillin/ does it contain steroids/ treat styes?
Chloramphenicol is an antibiotic and exerts both bactericidal and bacteriostatic against wide variety of gram positive and gram negative bacteria including E.coli. No, it does not contain penicillin or steroids
Q. Is chloramphenicol safe/ do chloramphenicol cause aplastic anemia/ safe for babies?
Chloramphenicol is safe at recommended dose and duration; however, in some cases it has led to rare side effects such as aplastic anemia. Chloramphenicol should not be used in children under 2 years of age and used be with extreme caution in children above 2 years of age especially who have diarrhea or a stomach or bowel infection
Q. Does chloramphenicol sting/ does chloramphenicol cause dry eyes?
Chloramphenicol eye drops/ ointment may cause transient burning or stinging sensation. It does not cause but should be used with extreme precaution in patients with dry eye syndrome
Q. Can i take paracetamol with chloramphenicol?
Chloramphenicol is not known to have any drug interactions with paracetamol, however, it should be taken together as per doctor's advice
Q. Is chloromycetin a penicillin/ an antibiotic/ with the formula/ chloromycetin is a drug for which disease?
Chloramphenicol is a brand name for chloramphenicol. It is not penicillin. It is an antibiotic with the formula C11H12Cl2N2O5. It used in the treatment of serious infections in different parts of the body caused by bacteria by killing or preventing their growth
Q. Is chloromycetin over the counter/ is obtained from?
No, it is available only with your doctor's prescription
Q. Is chloramphenicol and tetracycline similar?
Chloramphenicol and tetracycline belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Chloraxin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Chloraxin with Iron
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Chloraxin with Primidone
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Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline, Prolet
Chloraxin with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Chloraxin with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
Chloraxin with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Ticin, Cavidin, Rimactane, Rimpacin, Exact, Coxid, Gocox, Rifampila, Tricin
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